Micronutrients and macronutrients: 6 Essential nutrients and why you need each one to stay healthy | NaturalNews.com – Aug 15, 2020

(Natural News) Proper diet is crucial to maintaining optimal health, and a huge part of it is ensuring the adequate intake of essential nutrients needed to support important cellular processes.

Scientists agree that there are six primary nutrients that the human body cannot produce. Therefore, people need to get them from a range of foods in order to stay healthy.

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Beans, mushrooms and more: Vegan sources of protein and vitamins B12 and D | NaturalNews.com – Aug 15, 2020

(Natural News) Vegans and vegetarians don’t get enough protein – or so people think. In a recent article published online, internal medicine specialist Milton Mills blasted claims from dietitians that ditching meat means missing out on protein, an essential macronutrient.

Plant cells contain protein, Mills argued. In fact, plant-based foods like grains, legumes and nuts are concentrated sources of plant proteins. Therefore, if someone is eating a balanced diet that includes these foods, it is almost impossible to become protein-deficient, he adds.

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Nutty and nutritious: Which type of nuts are best for your gut health? | NaturalNews.com – Aug 10, 2020

(Natural News) Nuts are delicious superfoods and popular guilt-free snacks. They are also rich in protein and dietary fiber. According to an animal study, consuming nuts, specifically walnuts, promotes gut health. →

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5 Reasons to add fiber-rich raw oats to your diet | NaturalNews.com – June 13, 2020

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(Natural News) Oats (Avena sativa) are a widely consumed whole grain. This versatile breakfast favorite can be enjoyed in a lot of ways, and not just for breakfast.

Oats are popular among fitness buffs as an excellent source of soluble fiber, which is responsible for most of the grain’s health benefits. Oats also provide more plant protein than many other grains.

Oats can offer a wide range of nutrients. One cup (81 g) of raw oats contains: →

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Blueberries are more effective at killing cancer than radiotherapy — NaturalNews.com – May 18, 2020

(Natural News) Blueberries are one of the richest natural sources of antioxidants. Current research suggests that one of these antioxidants can effectively inhibit cancer cell growth.

Published in Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, a groundbreaking study found that an antioxidant in blueberries called pterostilbene can prevent radiation-induced cancer cell growth and tumor formation in the liver. →

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Better digestion and a stronger immune system: 10 Health benefits of apple cider vinegar — NaturalNews.com – March 26, 2020

(Natural News) Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is a folk remedy that has been used for centuries. Because it is a rich source of antioxidant chemicals, ACV is capable of providing a number of remarkable health benefits, such as improving your digestion, supporting your immune system and helping you shed a few pounds. ACV is also incredibly easy to add to your diet. You can use it to make a homemade salad dressing, add it to your favorite smoothie or mix it with raw honey and turmeric to make a potent immune-boosting shot. Here are 10 health benefits you can enjoy when you add ACV to your diet. →

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Studies look into the benefits of blueberries for heart disease, diabetes prevention — NaturalNews.com – February 23, 2020

(Natural News) Blueberries are a well-known superfood, and it looks like their health benefits know no bounds.  Researchers at the University of East Anglia in the U.K. have learned new insights into how blueberries can affect certain health markers associated with diabetes and heart disease. This is on top of another study from Laval University in Canada that has linked blueberries to improvements in physical activity and weight loss. →

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Why are fermented foods so great for your gut health? — NaturalNews.com – February 11, 2020

(Natural News) Fermented foods like yogurt and kimchi are popular health foods. While many studies have found that they offer plenty of health benefits, the science behind how they do so is not well-understood. →

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Study: Consuming yogurt can help lower the risk of precancerous growths in men by 19 percent — NaturalNews.com – January 29, 2020

(Natural News) Colorectal cancer, as the name implies, is a type of cancer that begins in the colon or the rectum. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States, with an estimated total of 148,040 cases yearly. The society also notes that men have a 4.4 percent of men and 4.1 percent of women will develop colorectal cancer in their lifetime. While there are a wide variety of factors that contribute to a person’s risk of developing this cancer, one of the main culprits is poor diet. In the same vein, recent research suggests that following a healthy diet, particularly ones with gut-healthy foods, can help prevent the development of this type of cancer. →

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Study: Consuming more strawberries can help prevent Alzheimer’s in the elderly — NaturalNews.com – January 29, 2020

(Natural News) Do you love snacking on sweet and juicy strawberries? Well, keep at it: A recent study suggests that they can lower your risk of developing Alzheimer’s dementia (AD).

In a study published in Current Developments in Nutrition and funded by the California Strawberry Commission, researchers from Rush University found that elderly people who consumed high amounts of strawberries were less likely to develop Alzheimer’s dementia. →

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